Health

Food pantries can help improve nutrition, diet quality

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 37 million people nationally live in food-insecure households. For those who visit food pantries, the frequency of their visits matters.

Health

Quinn on Nutrition: An apple a day

Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? I hope so, because my trees are groaning with hundreds of these beauties this year.

Medical research

Scientists use machine learning to improve gut disease diagnosis

A study published in the open access journal JAMA Open Network June 14 by scientists at the University of Virginia schools of Engineering and Medicine and the Data Science Institute says machine learning algorithms applied ...

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Quinn on Nutrition: What's in your lunch bag?

I have to admit I was pretty proud of myself when I unpacked the leftovers from my lunch bag this week. Almost by accident, what I had pulled out of the fridge as I ran out of the house turned out to be a fairly balanced ...

Health

Tracking calories has never been easier

(HealthDay)—Gone are the days of hunting through calorie and carbohydrate counting books to find the information you need to plan weight loss menus.

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